DOD officials call for passage of CHIPS funding to bolster semiconductor industry

By Briana Reilly / June 15, 2022 at 9:51 AM
Pentagon officials are hoping to see lawmakers advance legislation aiming to direct money toward microelectronics production, a measure the Defense Department's No. 2 official called "the most important thing that can be done right now" to address semiconductor supply issues. The bill, which now sits in conference committee as a group of bipartisan lawmakers work to reach consensus, has been inching its way through Congress over the last year, trailing behind the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act that...

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